Job #: 1370

Title: Project Manager

Region:

  • Northern New Jersey
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Function:

  • Project Manager
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $50-75
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 2 years ago
    • This position has been filled

    ​Momentum is looking for a Project Manager.

    This role is responsible for the successful planning and execution of a project, possessing a combination of skills including communications,  organization, teamwork and problem-solving

    • Evolve program and project management capabilities, improve delivery of solutions to business clients, and leverage project management  knowledge across the IT organization
    • Consult with internal customers on project initiation statements, project definition reports, business cases and benefits realization estimates, understanding of Risk Management processes
    • Develop and manage project operating costs, request budget allocation and reallocations and ensure project & program is within budget
    • Develop work plans and work programs, including estimates and resource requirements
    • Communicate project status and be the project advocate; take responsibility for risk and issue management
    • Establish positive and collaborative relationships with customers and demonstrate a clear understanding of both internal and external customer requirements and measurement criteria
    • Incorporate industry best practices, conduct internal and external benchmarking, and establish standards, key measures, and metrics · Integrate and align with other processes and solutions
    • Participate in and facilitate post project/phase reviews to cultivate a learning organization
    • Develop and maintain project artifacts (stakeholder analysis and status reporting)
    • Responsible for defining project scope; identify, manage & control changes to scope
    • Develop and execute behavioral change management plan to ensure user adoption of new systems and processes

      Skills:

    • 8-10 years of IT project management experience
    • Strong project management skills with experience in planning, and executing multiple medium-scale projects from definition through implementation, involving internal personnel and consultants
    • Ability to manage 1 to 3 medium risk projects concurrently, including multi-phase, multi-track projects with up to 30 project team members
    • Project management experience that includes application development, package implementation, infrastructure and IT transformation projects
    • Knowledge of full lifecycle project management, software development, and infrastructure deployment methodologies and industry best practices
    • Experience building collaborative environments, teaming cultures, and customer service mindset among project teams
    • Strong verbal/written communication, with ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels of responsibility and authority.  Must be able to prioritize, delegate and foster the development of high performance teams to lead/support an environment driven by customer service and team work.  Strong trouble-shooting and organizational skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.  Ability to participate in resource planning processes based on defined organizational plans.

    Education:
    Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or Computer Science, or significant equivalent experience in IT and/or project management